Daily Archives: May 14, 2009

A garage treasure

When CNS photographer Bob Roller and I paid a visit to St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Fayette, Iowa, as part of a trip to the Midwest for a CNS series on rural America, Father Jim Brokman, pastor, took us on a … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s remarks at a vespers service in Nazareth

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during the celebration of evening prayer service in the upper Basilica of the Annunciation in Nazareth attended by bishops, priests, men and women religious, seminarians, members of … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s remarks during a visit with religious leaders

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks during a visit with religious leaders of Galilee in the auditorium of the Basilica of the Annunciation:

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Patronizing advertisers

Most every publication carries a small announcement somewhere asking readers to “Please Patronize Our Advertisers,” from the daily newspaper to the weekly parish bulletin. At St. Mary Church in Hanover, Iowa, the “Pray Together” missal aid prints photographs of the … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s homily at Mass in Nazareth

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican text of Pope Benedict XVI’s homily at an open-air Mass on Mount Precipice in Nazareth. The town of Nazareth is the home of the Holy Family.

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